Finance Manager

Website Mark Twain Home Foundation

TITLE: Finance Manager


FULL-TIME: 40 hours per week

FLSA STATUS: Exempt/Salaried

The Mark Twain Home Foundation (MTHF) operates the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum. The Mission of the Mark Twain Home Foundation is to promote awareness and appreciation of the life and works for Mark Twain and to demonstrate the relevance of his stories and ideas to the world. The museum consists of the original boyhood home and eight other buildings that allow visitors to learn more about where the stories began with young Sam Clemens growing up in Hannibal.

The FINANCE MANAGER opening exits due to retirement. The position provides finance and accounting management services. This individual must have interest and experience in nonprofit accounting or bookkeeping as well as the capacity to independently set and deliver outcomes in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities Include:

– Work directly with the CEO and management team to provide oversight of the organization’s daily finance operations
– Maintain and update accounting principles, policies, and practices to ensure accurate financial statements
– Provide regular guidance to employee and managers on financial procedures and budget creation and monitoring in a collaborative, consultative, and positive manner
– Work with the CEO and Administrative Assistant on choosing and ordering merchandise for three stores.
– Manage accounts receivable/payable including contracts, invoices, and reconciliation of monthly bank and credit card statements
– Assist in bi-weekly payroll administration
– Create monthly financial reports
– Communicate budget progress and potential issues via regular, timely updates
– Prepare materials and work with auditors during annual audit process
– Provide excellent customer service to vendors, customers, partners, donors, and funding institutions
– Work effectively as a MTHF team member through participation across organization initiatives
– Complete other duties as assigned


– Degree in Accounting, finance, business, or relevant field (preferred)
– A minimum of 3 years of experience in nonprofit accounting
– Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices, and systems
– Proficient in QuickBooks Online, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office
– Knowledge of nonprofit auditing procedures
– Self-motivated with demonstrated ability in prioritizing and meeting deadlines
– Consistent ability to set and deliver outcomes in a fast-paced environment
– Demonstrated decision-making, and problem-solving skills
– Demonstrated statistical, analytical, and conceptual skills
– Excellent communication skills with demonstrated abilities in presenting financials
– Strong passion for the mission, vision, and values of the organization

Compensation Package: Compensation starts at $34,500 with generous benefits package including paid time off, insurance, retirement, and flexible work schedule.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and CV/resume to  Position open until filled. Cover letter and resume required for application. Applicants offered employment will be subject to passing a background check as a condition of employment.  EEO

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